Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle GP
Tuesday, 15, October 2013
Marco Simoncelli was at the forefront of everybody’s mind as the MotoGP™ community travelled to Sepang without him for the second time. As compatriot and close friend Valentino Rossi proudly completed his slowing-down lap with a flag bearing #58, thousands remembered ‘Super Sic’ in the form of a parade run at Brno.read more »
Length: 5.543 m / 3.444 miles
Left corners: 5
Right corners: 10
Longest straight: 920 m / 0.572 miles
Specifically built for speed and exciting racing, the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia is one of the world’s best. The 2,300 acre complex which also houses a hotel, shopping centre, golf course and other sports facilities cost around £50m to construct and was built in just 14 months, holding its first Grand Prix in April 1999 and setting the standard for race circuits worldwide.
With four slow corners following two long straights and ten medium to high-speed corners, the wide track is particularly favourable to overtaking manoeuvres and plenty of open throttle. One of the longest laps in MotoGP is made all the more gruelling for riders by intense heat and humidity. Sepang is located around 50km south of Kuala Lumpur city.
|Fastest Lap||2013||Marc MARQUEZ (SPA)||Honda||2'00.011||166.4 km/h|
|Circuit Record||2013||Marc MARQUEZ (SPA)||Honda||2'01.415||164.5 km/h|
|Best Pole||2013||Marc MARQUEZ (SPA)||Honda||2'00.011||166.4 km/h|
|Top Speed||2013||Marc MARQUEZ (SPA)||Honda||327.5 km/h|
|Fastest Lap||2012||Pol ESPARGARO (SPA)||Kalex||2'06.962||157.3 km/h|
|Circuit Record||2013||Mika KALLIO (FIN)||Kalex||2'07.959||156.0 km/h|
|Best Pole||2012||Pol ESPARGARO (SPA)||Kalex||2'06.962||157.3 km/h|
|Top Speed||2013||Mika KALLIO (FIN)||Kalex||270.7 km/h|
|Fastest Lap||2013||Luis SALOM (SPA)||KTM||2'13.280||149.8 km/h|
|Circuit Record||2013||Miguel OLIVEIRA (POR)||Mahindra||2'14.339||148.6 km/h|
|Best Pole||2013||Luis SALOM (SPA)||KTM||2'13.867||149.1 km/h|
|Top Speed||2013||Philipp OETTL (GER)||Kalex KTM||224.4 km/h|
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2013 - Event Results
|Pole Lap:||MARQUEZ M.||2'00.011||166.4 Km/h|
|Fastest Lap:||Lap: 2||MARQUEZ M.||2'01.415||164.5 Km/h|
|Pole Lap:||RABAT E.||2'07.063||157.1 Km/h|
|Fastest Lap:||Lap: 3||KALLIO M.||2'07.959||156.0 Km/h|